If you make a list of skateboard brands whose owner was a professional skateboarder, then you need to keep Baker skateboard on the list. Baker manufactures decks, wheels, accessories, clothing, etc. for a skateboarder. I hope this baker skateboard review will help you a lot to decide whether you should buy it or not.
You don’t have to be worried if you purchase a skateboard from Baker. They always try to provide quality products.
Baker is a USA-based brand and Andrew Reynolds is the founder of Baker skateboards. After discussing with Tony Hawk and Per Welinder in 1999, he started the business in 2000 with a partner.
Is Baker a Good Skateboard Brand?
Yes, Baker is a good skateboard brand.
If you are a bicycle rider, you will know, what things should be added as the features, what things should be avoided, what should be the tire quality, what should be the seat quality. Am I right?
The same happened to Baker skateboard. Andrew Reynolds was a professional skateboarder. He has a good relationship with many skateboarders.
As a result, he knows what should be the deck type for flip tricks, hill flips, etc. which wheels are suitable for rough roads, which bearings are required for speed, etc.
He applied all his experiences to these skateboards and was able to manufacture quality skateboards. In 2008 they won the top-selling skateboard brand under the Blitz distribution umbrella. So there is no doubt about the quality and performance of Baker Skateboards.
1: Baker Complete Skateboard Review
Are you looking for a skateboard with a classic style deck? If you are, then you can consider this Baker complete skateboard. Its awesome-looking graphics force people to look at it.
This skateboard features an 8.125”x31.5” Canadian maple pro deck. They have used 100% solid wood for the deck. So you will feel comfortable on the deck. You will see a grip tape on the deck that ensures enough grip while skateboarding.
The manufacturer has used 52mm wheels for the skateboard. Amphetamine ABEC-5 bearings stimulate the wheels. Light synthetic oil, rubber serviceable shields, etc. combination make the bearings one of the best ABEC-5 bearings.
It features heavy-duty lightweight aluminum core trucks. You will see 8-grade steel kingpins, axles with the United States-made pivot, and bushing.
The board comes in unassembled. So you will get a chance to adjust all parts according to your riding requirements. For example, if you want to make it great for turning then keep the trucks loose. All of the features including deck, wheels, bearings, trucks, make the skateboard perfect for beginner, intermediate, pro skateboarders
- Brand: Baker
- Deck: 8.215”x31.5”
- Wheels: 52mm
- Bearings: ABEC-5
- Trucks: Aluminum Core Trucks
2: Baker Skateboards Complete Sylla Brainstorm
It is another skateboard from Baker. The difference from the previous one with this skateboard is its deck.
They have used 7 plies North American maple deck instead of Canadian maple. And the design of the deck is different from the previous one. It is a colorful deck. People who love colorful decks can go with it.
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Baker has assembled it with the same wheels, same core trucks, same bearings, etc. in the skateboard. So beginner to pro anybody can ride this skateboard.
Baker Skateboard Deck Review
Baker produces different types of decks. We have reviewed two of them here.
1: Baker Classic Skateboard Deck
The first skateboard deck I am going to talk about from Baker is a classic-looking deck that you have seen in the baker complete skateboard. You can buy the complete skateboard set or just this deck separately.
- Baker Brand Logo Deck, CruiserWhite, 8.5-Baker Skateboards
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It measures 8”x31” inches with 14.5” inch wheelbase. This 7ply maple deck is durable enough and ensures enough stability while riding the skateboard. OG shape baker skateboard deck ensures quicker response compared to B-squared shape.
You will see no grip tape on top of the deck. So you have to collect it separately. They offer multiple types of graphics options for the deck. So you can get anyone that you like.
2: Baker Skateboards Deck Peterson Brainstorm
Are you looking for a popsicle shape deck? Then you can go with it. They have used traditional maple for this 8.5” inch deck. If you want to build a custom skateboard, this deck can be a great option.
Baker Skateboard Apparel
If you love to match your skateboard with your apparel, the Baker can be an awesome option. I have seen very few brands have the same type of services. Baker manufactures t-shirts, sweatshirts, socks, jewelry, headwear, backpack, mug, stickers, etc. So if you are a Baker skateboard lover, you can collect these to express your love for the brand.
Note: I have found no special pants for skateboarding available from Baker.
I have tested Baker’s complete skateboard 2 times. They are quite comfortable and stable to ride. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or a pro you can handle these skateboards without any problem. Get your desired Baker skateboard and start riding today.